Swish



verb (used without object)
1.
to move with or make a sibilant sound, as a slender rod cutting sharply through the air or as small waves washing on the shore.
2.
to rustle, as silk.
3.
to move or behave in an exaggeratedly effeminate manner.
verb (used with object)
4.
to flourish, whisk, etc., with a swishing movement or sound:
to swish a cane.
5.
to bring, take, cut, etc., with such a movement or sound:
to swish off the tops of plants with a cane.
6.
to flog or whip.
noun
7.
a swishing movement or sound.
8.
a stock or rod for flogging or a stroke with this.
9.
Slang: Extremely Disparaging and Offensive. a contemptuous term used to refer to an effeminate male homosexual.
adjective
10.
Slang. swishy (def 2).
11.
Chiefly British Informal. stylishly elegant; fashionable.
verb
1.
to move with or make or cause to move with or make a whistling or hissing sound
2.
(intransitive) (esp of fabrics) to rustle
3.
(transitive) (slang, rare) to whip; flog
4.
(transitive) foll by off. to cut with a swishing blow
noun
5.
a hissing or rustling sound or movement
6.
a rod for flogging or a blow from such a rod
7.
(US, slang) an effeminate male homosexual
8.
a W African building material composed of mortar and mud or laterite, or more recently of cement and earth
adjective
9.
(informal, mainly Brit) fashionable; smart
10.
(US, slang) effeminate and homosexual
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    verb (used without object) 1. to move with or make a sibilant sound, as a slender rod cutting sharply through the air or as small waves washing on the shore. 2. to rustle, as silk. 3. to move or behave in an exaggeratedly effeminate manner. verb (used with object) 4. to flourish, whisk, etc., with […]

  • Swishing

    verb (used without object) 1. to move with or make a sibilant sound, as a slender rod cutting sharply through the air or as small waves washing on the shore. 2. to rustle, as silk. 3. to move or behave in an exaggeratedly effeminate manner. verb (used with object) 4. to flourish, whisk, etc., with […]



  • Swishy

    adjective, swishier, swishiest. 1. causing, giving rise to, or characterized by a swishing sound or motion. 2. Also, swish. Slang: Extremely Disparaging and Offensive. exhibiting effeminate tendencies or characteristics. adjective -shier, -shiest 1. moving with a swishing sound 2. (US, slang) effeminate and homosexual

  • Swiss

    adjective 1. of, pertaining to, associated with, or characteristic of Switzerland or its inhabitants. noun 2. a native or inhabitant of Switzerland. 3. (sometimes lowercase) Swiss muslin. 4. Swiss cheese. adjective 1. of, relating to, or characteristic of Switzerland, its inhabitants, or their dialects of German, French, and Italian noun 2. a native, inhabitant, or […]



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